Municipality Finance Plc
Stock exchange release
11 October 2021 at 10:00 am (EEST)
Municipality Finance issues a EUR 500 million tap and a GBP 100 million tap under its MTN programme
Municipality Finance Plc issues new tranches to a social bond and to a benchmark on 12 October 2021. The new tranches are issued under MuniFin’s EUR 40 billion programme for the issuance of debt instruments. The offering circular and the supplemental offering circular are available in English on the company’s website at www.munifin.fi/investor-relations.
MuniFin has applied for both of the new tranches to be admitted to trading on the Helsinki Stock Exchange maintained by Nasdaq Helsinki. The public trading is expected to commence on 12 October 2021. The existing notes in both series are admitted to trading on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.
EUR 500 million tap to a social bond
MuniFin issues a new tranche in an amount of EUR 500 million to a social bond issued on 10 September 2020. With the new tranche, the aggregate notional amount of the social bond is EUR 1.1 billion. The maturity date of the social bond is 10 September 2035 and it bears interest at fixed rate of 0.05% per annum.
DZ Bank AG, NatWest Markets N.V., Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB and Société Générale act as the Joint Lead Managers for the issue of the new tranche.
GBP 100 million tap to a benchmark
Municipality Finance issues a new tranche in an amount of GBP 100 million to an existing benchmark issued on 17 March 2021. With the new tranche, the aggregate nominal amount of the benchmark is GBP 690 million. The maturity date of the benchmark is 17 December 2025. The benchmark bears interest at fixed rate of 0.375% per annum.
Scotiabank acts as the Dealer for the new tranche.
MUNICIPALITY FINANCE PLC
Executive Vice President, Capital Markets and Sustainability
tel. +358 50 444 3638
MuniFin (Municipality Finance Plc) is one of Finland’s largest credit institutions: the Group’s balance sheet totals close to EUR 46 billion. The company is owned by Finnish municipalities, the public sector pension fund Keva and the Republic of Finland.
MuniFin builds a better and more sustainable future with its customers. MuniFin’s customers are Finnish municipalities, municipal federations, municipally controlled entities and non-profit housing organisations. Lending is used for environmentally and socially responsible investment targets such as public transportation, sustainable buildings, hospitals and healthcare centres, schools and day care centres, and homes for people with special needs.
MuniFin’s customers are domestic but the company operates in a completely global business environment. It is an active Finnish bond issuer in international capital markets and the first Finnish green and social bond issuer. The funding is exclusively guaranteed by the Municipal Guarantee Board.
The Municipality Finance Group also includes the subsidiary company, Financial Advisory Services Inspira Ltd.
Read more: www.munifin.fi
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